Moving Into Space

28th August, 2012

National Football Museum

Martin Barlow, curator of the exhibition of West African Art, Moving Into Space, talks about the works on display at the National Football Museum. Though the exhibition is inspired by football it also explores a wide range of social issues and this presentation looks at many of them in more detail.

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Martin Barlow, curator of the exhibition Moving Into Space at the National Football Museum talks about the exhibition.

Barthélémy Toguo, Lucy Azubuike and Nnenna Okore, three of the exhibited artists, talk about their work and their interest in using materials which reflect the lifestyle and experience of the people of West Africa.

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Street life, dazzling dress, social commentary and a riot of sensuous colour interweave in a rich assembly of West African art, writes Charles Gore in the Times Higher Education

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